How To Replace Your Utah Drivers License

If your Utah drivers license has been lost, stolen or destroyed, you'll need to get it replaced immediately. We offer links to resources that will save you time and get you going in the right direction. Select from the options below to get started.

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1: Get Started with Online Application Assistance

Application assistance services can simplify the process for many DMV related services for a fee, including: renewing your license, applying for a license, registering a vehicle, replacing your license, changing your address and more. Other benefits include an ongoing monthly newsletter and a quarterly magazine covering important updates that affect drivers, important safety tips, trends, legislative updates and ways to save money on vehicle-related services.

2: By mail

Some drivers prefer to handle the renewal process by mail, rather than taking advantage of assistance services, visiting the DMV in person, or via available online services. Service by mail is available with limitations. Read below for additional details or visit your local DMV.

3: Via a DMV office

If your specific needs require an in-person visit, most, if not all, driver license services can be handled at your local DMV office. Varying DMV offices sometimes supply different types of services so you will need to check before your visit to make sure the DMV closest to you provides the service you require. In addition, you can call to see if your DMV allows you to make a personal appointment.

Replacing Your Utah Drivers License

If your drivers license was lost or stolen, the first thing you should do is generate and download your replacement form and checklist. These documents will help save time when you visit the DMV in-person for a replacement or duplicate card. You will then need the following documents:

  • Proof of identification
  • Proof of Social Security
  • Proof of residency (if their current address differs from what was on their license). 

For a complete checklist of acceptable documentation in the above categories, click here

Proof of Identification:

  • Valid U.S. passport
  • Certified copy of a birth certificate
  • Certificate of Citizenship
  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • Valid Permanent Resident Card

Proof of Social Security:

  • Signed Social Security Card (cannot be laminated)
  • W-2 form
  • Pay stub
  • SSA-1099 Form
  • Non SSA-1099 Form

Proof of Residency:

  • Bank Statement (dated within 60 days)
  • Court documents
  • Current Mortgage or Rental Agreement
  • Valid Utah vehicle registration or title
  • Utility Bill (dated within sixty days)

Additional Information

If the driver has misplaced an out-of-state drivers license, but now resides in Utah, he or she will need to apply for a new drivers license

What is an Adult Drivers License?

In some states, the layout of your drivers license may change when you reach a certain age. It is possible for your license to switch from a vertical design to a horizontal card once you turn 21. You may want to seek out a duplicate or replacement adult drivers license when you reach the age of 21.

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